Photo #: 80-G-424557
Lieutenant(Junior Grade) Alvin L. Short, USN (left) and
Lieutenant Commander Kyu Nam Chu, Republic of Korea Navy
Discuss minesweeping operations while on board USS Dixie (AD-14), in Korean Waters.
The original photo is dated 22 November 1950.
LtJG Short commanded USS Merganser (AMS-26) during initial Korean War service, beginning with her deployment from Guam in mid-September 1950.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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12 August 1999